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Thermopylae-Salamis 2020 Anniversary Event Held in Piraeus

An event to formally celebrate the anniversary of 2,500 years since the Battle of Thermopylae and the naval battle of Salamis was held on Wednesday evening at the Naval Cadets Academy in Piraeus, with the leadership of the country...

Ancient Text Reveals Epic Battle Between Greeks and Goths at Thermopylae

An ancient text recently revealed indicates that in 262 there was another battle at Thermopylae that essentially saved Greece from the Goths, says a Red Orbit story. In 2007, Jana Grusková, PhD, of Masaryk University discovered a manuscript fragment containing...

August 480 BC: Leonidas' Brave 300 Fought the Battle of Thermopylae

The battle of Thermopylae and the valiant fight of 300 intrepid Spartans under the guidance of warrior King Leonidas against 10,000 Persian elite soldiers is one of the greatest moments of Ancient Greece's history and provided great tales of...

Molon Labe: Anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC)

Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC), one of the most famous battles in history . King Leonidas of Sparta said the phrase Molon Labe (means "Come and take them" in ancient Greek) to Xerxes...